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FAQ's

You are new at the IPK and need some help to get started and settle down? We provide an FAQ to help you out. If your question is not answered, please, do not hesitate to [link]contact us

 

I am not yet in the PostDoc email list. What can I do? 

Just let us know by writing to [link]postdocboard (at) ipk-gatersleben (dot) de, we will take care of you!

 

Where can I stay during my first weeks at the IPK?

You can stay for around 6 months in the guest house. The 1-2 room apartments are equipped with a small bath and kitchen with WLAN access. You can find more information [link]here or contact [link]Katrin Menzel.

 

Where can I meet people working at the IPK?

After work, you can meet people in the IPK club for social activities (barbeque, parties, public viewings etc.). Fridays are the famous  MoViE NiGhT's in the IPK Club with cooking and dinner - just join us! A lot of people go to the Casino for breakfast, lunch or coffee; and it is open from Mo - Fr 07.30 - 15.00. The PostDoc Board and the Student Board are organising additional social events - watch out for the emails and have a look at [link]Events & News.

 

Where can I find what at the IPK/Biotech campus?

You can find a map of the campus [link]here.

 

Where can I get IT support?

The IPK uses a ticket system to process user requests efficiently. Please use the [link]IT-HelpDesk to solve your IT questions. You can also find a lot of information about IT-related stuff on our [link]intranet (fill excess/exchange, internet, WLAN etc . ), just click on the guide tab.

 

Where can I manage my contract, business trips and holidays?

The IPK has a web-portal for their employees [link]LOGA HCM, which you can use for that. If you any administration-related issues, you can also directly approach the human resource management [link]here. Again, the [link]intranet provides already a lot of information for you, just click on the administration tab.

 

Is their a library? And how can I use it?

Yes, of course! You can find all information about our library [link]here. The library also offers monthly tours for newcomers and will help you to get literature that you cannot access.

 

Where can I do my workout?

The [link]Power Pflanzen e.V. is offering a small gym in Gatersleben, contact [link]Sebastian Beier if you are interested! You can also play soccoer or volleyball. Take a look [link]here

 

Where can I get help in case of scientific misconduct?

You can always approach the Postdoc board and ask for help. But the IPK also has an ombudsperson [link]Frank Blattner that you can contact anytime.

 

 

The student board is also offering an great guide for newcomers [link]here - have a look!